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Dahlia, Dinnerplate ‘Zorro’

‘Zorro’, is an outstanding dark red dahlia. They have magnificent, huge, dinnerplate sized 11″ blooms that begin in mid-summer and continue until frost. It is a prolific bloomer with extra-strong stems. This is a show-stopper in the garden and sure to become a favorite.

Dahlias are a tender perennial that are vigorous and fast growing. Bulbs must be lifted from the ground in zones 7 and lower. This is an outstanding addition to the flower border or container garden. Dahlias are an old-fashioned favorite and have superb, long-lasting cut flowers. Flowers bloom the first year and add a lovely spot of color in the garden. Heat resistant. Your Dahlias will bloom from mid-summer until frost. They are a welcome addition to the garden late in the season when other flowers are fading.

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DD391BIN Dahlia, Dinnerplate 'Zorro' 25 out of stock $59.50
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Plant Details +

Size #1 Clump
Height 36-48"
Spacing 20"
Hardiness Tender
Exposure Full sun
Foliage Green
Flower 11" dinnerplate blooms - Dark-Red
Bloomtime Midsummer - frost

General Information +

General Characteristics: An old-fashioned garden favorite and superb, long-lasting cut flower. Dahlias are grown from a Tuberous Root. Flowers are good for cutting. Just one flower would be a lovely display! Compact bedding dahlias are ideal for container gardens and for flower beds. Use to add height and color to gardens. This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds! Please note that pinching of the secondary buds will produce even larger flowers. Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater.

Planting/Care Instructions +

Planting Instructions: Plant Dahlias in well-drained soil in a sunny location. Plant in spring, after ground, warms to about 50ยบ F. 1. Dig a hole 3-4" deep. 2. Set the tuberous root firmly in place. 3. Cover the tuberous root with soil and water thoroughly. Supply ample moisture and fertilizer during the growing season. When the plant reaches 1-1/2' in height, trim entire plant to 1'. In about two weeks trim the plant again back to about 1-1/2'. This will encourage your Dahlia to produce an abundance of flowers. Remove all spent flowers.